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A short history of medical genetics / Peter S. Harper.

  • Harper, Peter S.
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About this work


Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.

Physical description

xi, 557 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.


Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 501-538) and index.


Before Mendel -- Mendelism and human inherited disease -- The rise of classical genetics -- The beginnings of molecular biology -- Human chromosomes -- Human biochemical genetics -- The human gene map -- Genes, populations, and human inherited disease -- Human genetics as a scientific discipline -- From human to medical genetics -- The elements of medical genetics -- Medical genetics : the laboratory basis -- Human molecular genetics -- The management, treatment, and prevention of genetic disease -- Eugenics -- The tragedy of Russian genetics -- Medical genetics : the ethical dimension -- History in the making.


  • English

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    History of Medicine
    AOT /HAR
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  • 9780195187502
  • 0195187504